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Author Freeman, R. Edward, 1951- author.

Title Bridging the values gap : how authentic organizations bring values to life / R. Edward Freeman and Ellen R. Auster.

Publication Info. Oakland, CA : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, [2015]


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Edition First edition.
Description 1 online resource (1 volume)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Note Print version record.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I, Understanding the values gap in business -- The values gap in business -- Just be authentic: not so fast, not so easy -- Authentic organizations : is yours one? -- Do values right or don't do them at all -- Part II, How businesses can bridge the values gap -- Introspective values : reflecting on self and the organization -- Historical values: exploring the impact of our past -- Connectedness values: creating a sense of belonging and community -- Aspirational values: our hopes and dreams -- Part III, Bringing the conversation to life -- Getting started.
Summary Business has a values problem. It's not just spectacular public scandals like Enron (which, incidentally, had a great corporate values statement). Many companies fail to live up to the standards they set for themselves, alienating the public and leaving employees cynical and disengaged-resulting in lower productivity, less innovation, and sometimes outright corruption. The reason, argue top scholars and consultants Edward Freeman and Ellen Auster, is that most companies' values are handed down from on high, with no employee input or discussion. This practically invites disconnects between inte.
Subject Value.
Economic value added.
Strategic planning -- Employee participation.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industrial Management.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Management Science.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Organizational Behavior.
Economic value added. (OCoLC)fst00902106
Strategic planning -- Employee participation. (OCoLC)fst01134382
Value. (OCoLC)fst01163873
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Auster, Ellen R., author.
Added Title How authentic organizations bring values to life
Other Form: Print version: Freeman, R. Edward, 1951- Bridging the values gap. First Edition. Oakland : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2015 9781609949563 (DLC) 2015011063 (OCoLC)892890684
ISBN 9781609949570 (electronic bk.)
1609949579 (electronic bk.)
9781609949587 (electronic bk.)
1609949587 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. DEBBG BV043617197
DEBSZ 442836147
DEBSZ 442836155

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